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. >>> tax hikes and steep spending cuts are just weeks away from keeping america from going off that fiscal cliff. >>> find out when it is expected to hit, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. complete bay area coverage starts right now this is the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you, we are ready, it is tuesday december the 11th, i am dave clark. >> let's start with the weather, maybe some rain coming? >> more cold. >>> it is even colder out there for some but it will be colder for all. upper 70s, that will be a distance memory here soon. the system does not have any rain but temperatures are coming down, low clouds and increasing clouds and very 50s, very low 60s. >>> good morning, no major problems and the weather continues to look good in sunny veil. 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> we have been following breaking news out of the area, tara moriarty just arrived at the scene and it's an apartment fire at the bart station. >> that's right, we are only a block away from the bart station. >> reporter: these are some apartment complexes a
childhood obesity in america. several say obesity rates are going down. they report philadelphia, new york city, alaska and other areas are seeing drops in obesity. the drops are small but researchers say it is still significant. they are not clear what helped but it is significant for years. >>> they will be back in court and yesterday a judge approved an amendment to attach the sierra lemar case to the other crimes antolin garcia-torres is accused of. he tried to kidnap three went from a safe way parking lot in 2009 and antolin garcia-torres will enter a plea in both cases. >>> giselle esteban has more on her fate and what the judge said about handing down a sentence to giselle esteban 25 years to life. >>> it is about to become a public company. solar city is about to set a public offering price. the company hopes to raise as much as $150 million. and another co-founder of pay pal and space x said he plans to invest $15 million and that could affect other investors who are worried about the clean energy business. >>> they will consider scrap metal thefts and they will create stricter st
's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of five and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them, birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. among the fallen were also teachers, men and women who devoted their lives helping their children fulfill their dreams so our hearts are broken today for the parents and grandparents, sisters and brothers of these little children. and for the families of the adults who were lost. our hearts are broken for the parents of the survivors as well. for as blessed as they are to have their children home tonight they know that their children's innocence has been torn away from them too early. >> the president also said the country must take what he called meaningful action to prevent today's shootings. you can send your condolences to the victims by going to our facebook page. you can postyour thoughts on our wall. >>> it all started around 9:30 a.m. eastern time when police learned that a shooter was inside the s
make this season. only three of those acts can go through. who are you going to choose, america? if you missed any of those phone numbers, you can find them at and please remember, they are 855 numbers, not 800 or 866. you can vote as often as you like by toll-free and text. and you can use verizon touch voting if you have the xtra factor app. voting stays open for two hours after the show. it's now or never, people. you've got to vote. tomorrow we get the results. three acts will be one step away from winning a $5 million recording contract. but for one, the dream will come crashing down. it's the results show. we'll see you tomorrow. good night, people. >>> a health scare for governor jerry brown. his cancer diagnosis, and whether it will affect his ability to lead california. good evening, i'm frank somerville. >> i'm julie haener. jerry brown has been diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer, and is now undergoing treatment at ucsf. learned about the cancer diagnosis and what the governor faces. >> reporter: earlier this evening, a hospital source told m
and tuesday, pam? >>> the reason america's best known charity groups is the target of the protest. >>> video of a lamborghini speeding through a tunnel. the san francisco car speeding through the tunnel overnight. . >>> the san francisco car speeding through the tunnel overnight, we will explain. w . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. uc berkeley is getting underway to ban the salvation army from the campus. they will be raising funds for the salvation army on campus at 10:00 and it is in protest for the senate are resolution -- senate resolution to remove army bans where they are discriminating against gays lesbians. >>> he has been found mentally incompetent to stand trial. they made that ruling regarding love. love pled not guilty to three counts of arson. the fire destroyed much of the law offices and she remains in custody on $250,000 pail. he was suspended in a domestic violence case. opponents are asking for his resignation and they are hoping to avoid a recall that could cost the city a half million dollars. >>> and the sergeant is involved in a police probe of a la
for a second chance. his dog attacked a police horse. >>> allegations of cheating at the america's cup. the protocol team oracle is accused of breaking. [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just right. perfection is in the details. ♪ get to holiday fun faster with pillsbury cookie dough. -- there's nothing -- >>> there's nothing like being home for the holidays. that's what an animal senter is hoping for dogs and cats. >> good girl! >> the san jose animal care center was designed to house 28 dogs. right now more than 100 live there. that includes a 4-year-old doberman mix named kona. >> she's been here since september 26th. that's a long time for a dog of this size with this type of energy. >> to help families adopt a furry new friend, the shelters are dropping adoption fees. approved f
been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. . >>> this is in san leandro, it started early when the big-rig hit power lines and reportedly two people were inside but they got out safely, thanks to the quick thinking of the driver who is a volunteer firefighter. tara moriarty was there first before anybody else and she is coming back with a live update in our next half hour. san francisco police are investigating the gagging of a man and woman found in a san francisco street. the man has died and the woman was badly hurt. version are waiting to talk to the woman so they could ask her what happened. >>> and president barack obama flies to michigan and he is trying to avert the fifth call cliff. some -- fiscal cliff. some say they are willing to go along with the tax plan to raise taxes on wealthy americans. >>> they are estimating they will process more than 200 packages per second. brian flores jo
. and you are sending a message to all of america and believe me the hearts and prayers of america are with you tonight. >> mourners stayed at the church hours after the service ended to pray and remember the victims. >> new town is more than 300 years old, in the southwest part of the state. it was founded in 1705 . many people who live there work and drive to new york city. new town is well off economicly with a medium household income of $108,000. today $108,000. >> an oregon mall where a gunman opened fire killing three has reopened with tight security. memorial books and stars will be available throughout the weekend for shoppers at the town center near portland to leave messages. mourners also attended a vigil and plans in the works for a permanent memorial. officials say extra security is in place. >> the connecticut school shooting is also drawing comparisons to the columbine tragedy where two students killed 13. some survivors say news of the connecticut shooting was particularly difficult to hear because they are now parents themselves. first responders at columbine
. >> and that is president obama as he seeks to comfort the community of newtown community and the rest of america in services this evening recall the horror of the shooting and the innocence of the victims. mr.obama met with the families of the 26 killed. he called on the nation to do more to keep children safe. >>> meantime new information is coming to light about how gunman adam lanza pulled out friday's shooting. he used his rifle to blow the door open. he then killed the principal and school counselor. >> churchgoers in newtown were traumatized once again today when someone phoned in a death threat during services. the saint rose of lima catholic church was evacuated then a s.w.a.t. team searched the facilities for an hour. the threat scared churchgoers who had gone to solice. >> you saw these young children who go to sandy hook school and they were here for service and they were just crying. >>> we have team coverage tonight, we have ktvu's john sasaki in newtown. >> reporter: locals and visitors alike are paying their respects. >> we're thankful that we have our children and we're just, we
: this is canyon sports. >> made in america. >> reporter: a gun shot where the line is long and the weapons are stacked. >> no, no. first time i owned it. >> reporter: do you have a gun? >> no. >> reporter: she said she needs to protect her family because of the weapons criminals have. >> will never probably need it or use it but if i do, i will have it. >> reporter: she sports the perez -- she supports the president. >> i think they should regulate both. you know, i am not sure how the policies would look but they should be looked in to. it is a scary thing out there. >> fire arm purchases are hot right now. >> reporter: the owner -- >> now, i mean, the pressure is high on him to do something. >> criminals don't buy guns. >> reporter: he does not agree with the president on the need for new gun control but he says he agrees on the need for more mental health resources in america as does one of his customers. >> absolutely. i see that as being probably the biggest problem. the responsibility of the owners of the guns and their mental health is a huge concern. >> reporter: also a huge concer
america taking the time to help those most in need. >> the first family arrived early this morning in hawaii where they're spending their christmas holiday. the president said he plans to return to washington next week because of the so-called fiscal cliff. legislators left washington without a deal that would avoid cutting government services on january 1st. >> a portion of interstate 80 heading to the sierra was shut down today after a series of storm related spinouts. the highway patrol shut the highway down this morning from colfax to the nevada state line. this is what it looked like this afternoon where you see a detour prompting cars to exit the freeway and turn around. at times the interstate looked more like a parking lot. >> try to get to tahoe for christmas and we saw a small sign that says road closed and thought day were kidding. but they weren't. >> the interstate eventually reopened this afternoon, the most powerful winter storm of the season is on track to drop as much as 5 feet of snow on top of the sierra. here's what it looked like earlier at squaw valley. as muc
on the investigation. >>> there are growing concerns america will be going off that fiscal cliff if a few week. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day monday, december 3rd i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve paulson is here with the wild weather we had. and then what's in store for us. >> quiet today. there will be one more system coming in tomorrow you two. it's cold out there. a lot of upper 30s and 40s. the weekend system was very mild. that is not the case now. we had a lot of cool air. mostly sunny today. that will not be as strong as anything we saw. any rain forming is not so good. dry monday. patchy fog. we'll have more of that rain coming up. >>> here's a live look at the mccarthur maze. you can see the traffic flowing nicely on the far right hand side. folks heading out to the bay bridge teleplay -- toll plaza. also traffic looking good. let's head back to the desk. >>> we are tracking breaking in is where chp cruiser flipped over during a high speed pursuit that reached speeds of 100 miles an hour. it happened
of a government default into the current negotiations. >> that is a bad strategy for america. it is a bad strategy for your businesses, and it is not a game that i will play. >> in spite of the rhetoric, president obama and house speaker john boehner did speak by phone today for the first time in days. neither side is revealing what they discussed. >>> on wall street, stocks ended mixed with a fiscal cliff. the dow industrials gained 82 points amid optimism about a deal in washington perhaps in the next week. the tech heavy nasdaq fell 22 led lower by apple. its shares were 6% lower. apple's largest loss in a year. apple shares lost $37 to close at 538 and change. still apple stock is up more than $100 since the start of the year. >>> meantime, citigroup announced plans to cut 11,000 jobs, or 4% of its workforce. the company says the cuts will save more than $1 billion a year. the bulk of the jobs are in global operations. it is unclear how many jobs will be lost here in the united states. >>> i already calculated your rain total for the day. next, the conditions you can expect tomorrow that will
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. >>> 7:23. where is the smartest city in north america? one website says san francisco is the second smartest city. san francisco has a lining entrepreneurial economy -- this rhining entrepreneur economy, the report says, but they say it is near colleges and universities. behind san francisco are seattle and vancouver. >>> 7:23. we want to check in with sal. see what's happening on the roads. sal? >> yeah. boston has harvard. >> right. >> let's take a look at what we have. it's cambridge, technically. but you know what i mean. southbound 880, we have slow traffic. we also have slow traffic on the bridges. but not so much on the san mateo bridge as we did yesterday. we want to talk about contra costa county because highway 4 has improved from antioch to pittsburg but slow in bay point. 24 is not that bad. it's crowded, though. and thin 80 westbound in western contra costa county slow in richmond as you drive down to berkeley. if you are driving in san jose, we have slow traffic here coming up from downtown. it's very slow driving up to the 17 interchange and beyond that into cupertino
in north america. there's a report that says san francisco has a thriving entrepreneurial community. but they named boston the top on the list. right behind san francisco are seattle and vancouver. >>> today on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00, david stevenson is following the story we told you about earlier in the newscast. the death of one of the people found bound and gagged sunday in san francisco. and david is expecting new developments this afternoon in this investigation. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time bruise breaks. we're always here for you on and mobile
is accused of stealing $17,000 from the bank of america in the richmond district. they tracked them down by a fingerprint on a note he gave to the teller. he filed for bankruptcy in july. as a deputy. he earned more than $7,000 a month. he is expected back in court next monday. >>> they are hoping newly released surveillance video will help them find a man who robbed at gun point. this is near clearry street. it shows one suspect hitting the victim with a pistol. police say two men drove away in a newer model dodge charger. these are photos of the men who committed the crime. police are asking anyone with information to give them a call. >>> i am brian flores live in san francisco. we will tell you what areas are affected and whether you can see flooding. >>> it may be sunny and sunnier in the neighborhood. but there are reports of hail in the area. steve will be here to tell you about it. a deal that will get you to los angeles for less than the cost of a cup of coffee. [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will hel
. and that was especially true today. i know there's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of five and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them. birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. >> reporter: the president said that the nation must in his words take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like today's shooting. >>> as you saw the president was emotional when he spoke earlier today. it was about a four minute long statement and you can hear all of it just go to >>> signs of tragedy in connecticut can be seen here in the bay area. at the federal building in oakland the flag was lowered to half staff. the president has ordered all flags be lowered to half staff until tuesday. scenes like this one in san francisco played out across the country this evening. >>> other leaders reacting throughout the day about this shooting. both of california senators were quick to send out statements this first one from senator dianne feinstein. s
giffords said the discussion can no longer wait. and feinstein is calling on congress to debate america's gun culture. declaring weapons of war don't belong on our streets or in our theaters, shopping malls and schools. >> it was very similar to the day that i was shot. >> reporter: activist mindy fikelstein was surrounded by children when a man opened fire. >> the problem is too many guns. people who shouldn't get their hands on gun have the ability to do so. >> reporter: the pistols used today a glock and a sig. and connecticut like california has strict rules. >> the united states, 8,400 deaths a year due to gun violence. we have got to do something about it. and congress has got to get a backbone. >> these children were murdered, brutally murdered in the place where they felt safe. >> reporter: scenes like these always take her back. >> i was brought to my knees, i left work in tears and have basically been under a blanket all day. >> but more than anguish she hopes for outrage and action. >> call the white house, call your congressman, e-mail, go to we are better than the
in her hands. >> just the way we want america to go. in other words the rights of the few overcome the safety of the majority. i don't think so. >> feinstein successfully pushed through an assault weapons back back in 1994 but expired ten years later. democrats have tried several times since then to renew the ban without success. students at sandy hook elementary will return to class but if they do they will go to an unused school. that school will be ready by wednesday but no date has been set for the children to resume class. and police will be stationed outside that school. one official says he doubts students will ever attend sandy hook elementary again. >>> a local church is planning an interface service tonight to reflect on last weeks mass killings. the service will be at 7:00 at first presbyterian church in burlingame. local religious leaders and public school trustees will all attend the service which will include prayers, readings, and expressions of remembrance and hope. >>> six fishermen were rescued after their boat started to sink. they called 911 after their boat sta
slaughtered. that cannot be tolerated in america. >> reporter: a new grass roots group, newtown united, sent a delegation to washington tuesday to meet with the brady campaign to prevent gun violence and families of victims of the 1999 shooting at columbine high school. >> these people here before you, because they refuse to be statistics. they've been through hell and back. and they don't want it to happen to the rest of you. >> reporter: funerals began monday for the 20 children and six adults killed. tuesday, families said their final goodbyes to two more 6- year-olds. jessica ricos and james matioli. today the medical examiner is releasing new information about the suspected shooter and his mother saying at this point no one has claimed their bodies. he also says the mother was shot four times in the head, tori. while she was sleeping. >> all right, thank you in newtown connecticut, thank you. >>> and here in the bay area, there are several candlelight vigils scheduled for the victims in connecticut. tonight, in pleasanton, people will gather at the amrel park at 6:00. and tomorrow in fa
to the debate on gun control. in the fist statement the nra says the national rifle association of america is made up of four million moms and dads sons, a and daughters and we were shocked and saddened. they will not comment on the newtowshoong iediately out of respect for the families. the powerful gun rights group says it wants to be part of the national dialogue to make sure such tragedy does not happen again. >>> a former security guard accused of shooting off a gun outside of a shopping mall is linked to several other shootings. investigators say 42-year-old marco fired 54 shots into the air outside a new port beach mall saturday. no one was shot. he has been involved in ten similar shootings since april. including two near disney land and another outside the same new port mall. he remains in jail without bail. >>> the leaders of an independent panel that harassly criticized security in ben tobacco city will explain their findings today. the u.s. ambassador and three other americans were killed in a september 11 attack. meanwhile democrats are rejecting the fiscal cliff plan b by rep
today those we spoke to wanted to emphasize the majority of gun owners in america are responsible. mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. [ singing ] >>> more than 200 people gathered to pray and pay tribute today. today's mass was dedicated to the sandy hook elementary school shooting victims. choir students sang before and after the services and the archbishop placed a wreath for those killed. >>> a u.s. marine is spending his days on guard. he is volunteering to stand outside a elementary school. the principal is happy to have him there. he is in the reserves after his last tour in afghanistan. >>> very tense moments after a u.s. marine was shot at after driving on highway 85. the highway closed about 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. and traffic as you see there was backed up for miles. the freeway was reopened before 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. ktvu's ken pritchett is live near the scene with more on what happened. >> reporter: that intersection is where it meets highway 85, the marine took that off ramp about 1:00 p.m. to find out why his window shatters and now investigators want to know who sh
and south america blocking viewing services from many users. they blamedded outage on a server belonging to amazon and said an investigation is under way to determine exactly what happened. >>> a lot of people may be headed to the sierra for fun and snow. a a lot of snow has been coming down but getting there may not be so easy. looks like the snow is coming down, claire. >> reporter: yeah the snow is coming down and it's coming down hard causing a lot of problems for drivers. let me show you how bad it is on i80 right now. you can see the traffic circling all the way back there. right now they are saying that is causing about a two hour delay. eastbound traffic is being held at the alta exit where there is chain controls. that is for as long as it snows. earlier westbound traffic was being held this afternoon in truckee due to spin outs but they finally released traffic. at least seven accidents in a truckee area this afternoon in just two hours many of them causing minor injuries. we spoke to drivers earlier who had to put on their chains but were in very good spirits this holiday. >>
. >>> families in the south bay enjoying a winter wonderland tonight in north america. the entertainment included live shows and games. wonderland will stay at north america through january 4. children four years and under get in for free. >>> a lot of fresh new snow in the sierra tonight and an incredible example of human nature. a chain installers mission to return a lost wedding ring. >> chilling new details in the case of a fire. >>> at first, firefighters report of an an explosion in downtown san francisco. what they found on the scene. >>> a manhole cover exploded in downtown san francisco this evening. pg & e says it was caused by an underground vault fire. the blast happened around 5:00 this evening near the corner of third and mission street. the intersection was closed to traffic for a while as crews put out the fire. no one was injured and there was no power outages. >>> investigators have found a note and human remains at the home of a man who's accused of deliberately setting a fire and then shooting and killing two firefighters that arrived at the scene. david lee miller has the ne
" posted thousands of previously unpublished files from boy scouts of america detailing accusations of sexual abuse. the documents were released earlier after a ruling by the oregon supreme court. the names of those accused were removed from the files. ktvu review of the file shows there were a total of 88 cases in the bay area, including those posted today and those released earlier. >>> san francisco muni officials are reporting a computer problem. officials say riders are seeing inaccurate arrival times online and on electronic message boards at train and bus shelters. the glitch began sometime before 7 this morning prompting muni staff to make manual route- by-route adjustments. fushls say despite -- officials say despite the problem, there have no major interruptions today. >>> the celebration of kwanzaa has started today. >> reporter: ken, here at the bay area discovery museum, hundreds of kids and parents got to learn about kwanzaa through art, history and music. the sounds of jazz, that uniquely american music, filled this sausalito museum. it had the kids dancing and every
a separate union contract. >>> there is a renewed sense of urgency as america inches closer to the fiscal cliff come the new year, now the president is meeting with congressional leaders at the white house, kyla campbell joins us live from dc. >> reporter: tara, some members of congress hope this meeting will produce a deal but others say the situation is hopeless and this meeting is just for show. we are taking a live look outside the white house, still not sure whether we are going to get video from the high stakes negotiations, harry reid and mitch mcconnell and john boehner and nancy pelosi are joining president obama and the vice-president. the white house insists the president is not putting new offers on the table but there are reports of a compromise to raise tax rates for them. both sides say thar are disappointed. >> it is totally a lack of courage to deal with these issues. from washington to wall street there is a sense of gloom but the prospects of deal. here in dc a new furlough warning went out to federal workers, deep spending cuts and tax hikes go into effect for every 1
phone in l.a. tin america. apple will probably use -- it doesn't want to stopple selling the devices latin america. >>> 6:21. remembering the late great dick clark. the special honor he's receiving at the new years celebration in times square. >>> and locking up love in santa clara county. why romantics are at odds with cal tran over a street bridge. >>> depending on your point of view it's a symbol of ever lasting love -- they have hung padlocks. it started with a couple celebrating their 30th anniversary in august i should say. they got the idea of seeing similar landmarks locked up by lovers around the world. there is a sign that says cal tran owns the bridge and will remove the locks on february 1st. some hope to convince cal tran to keep the locks of love up. >>> time when people were mourning the horrible sandy hook shooting one woman took advantage setting up a charity scam. 37-year-old noel alba set up an internet scam claiming to be the aunt of little six-year-old noah pozner a victim of the shooting. she advertised on facebook saying a funeral fund was open to donors. all of the
that have to pay the use of the name iphone in latin america. a company already used the rights to that name and uses it on a smartphone. apple will probably reach an agreement to also use the iphone name because it doesn't want to stop selling it's devices in latin america and are not commenting on the issue. burger king is also expanding in central america. the second largest fast food chain is partnering with one of the companies that already owns bk franchises and they plan to open more than 130 new restaurants and introduce the new chain. burger king has similar joint ventures in russia, brazil, south africa and china. >> more than 14,000 dock workers on the east coast and the gulf are threatening to go on strike on sunday. brian takes a look at the impact it could have on the economy. >> they move everything from our clothes to toys and electronics through the ports and into the marketplace but a lot of the goods won't be making it to our stores in longshoreman at more than a dozen ports from main to texas go on strike. that's what could happen by sunday if a deal can't be reached betw
one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> an arrest warrant is out for cat williams. they issued the warrant yesterday in connection with a pursuit last month. california highway patrol says he led them on a chase after he was driving a motorcycle on a sidewalk in downtown sacramento. officers say he nearly hit 5 people during the pursuit. it came days after he was questioned in oakland for hitting a man with a bottle. >>> police closed their investigation into a fall at the oakland coliseum last night that raiders game calling it a medical incident. a man who was around 18 years old toppled over the railing, falling 30 feet. some say the man was sitting on the railings and lost his balance. he is still at the hospital. >>> christmas is coming early for a man and a woman. today they have been given the 50 of mobility. ktvu's julie haener shows us
of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. . >>> there are reports tonight that just a month after the grand opening of the paragon outlets in livermore, the mall is getting a new owner and new name. the property group snapped up the mall that features 130 designer outlets and also purchase its sister mall outside of dallas. it will be remaimed livermore valley premiere outlets. >>> a san francisco restaurant is getting a lot of attention even though it already closed its doors and why the restaurant owners are partly blaming their closure on critics on a popular website. >> reporter: jakes on market closed its doors last week, but the castro district restaurant is getting more attention on the streets and online because as owners thank their supporters they lashed out at critic nyset letters posted here on the door and in the window take aim at the folks who posted negative reviews on yelp saying, "we'll never fo
announcement during -- an announcement during a news conference. >> i want to go back to america my home where i was raised. >> they want to return him to belize where he is wanted for questioning and he said he was not involved in that shooting. >>> if you want the perfect gift, you want to go to the southerland and raiders players will be signing autographs at an event benefitting toys for tots. they will be signing autographs in exchange for a new unwrapped toy for the value of at least $20. the annual toy drive, fans were asked to donate new unwrapped toys or cash and they will be given to the people who live in public housing. >> we will be getting closer and let's check in with sal for trafficking and as you drive through the south, on the sunole grade it is off to a good start and it is getting more crowded but certainly not stop and go just yet we are also looking at the fremont highway and they are moving well heading out to the high- rise let's go back to the desk. >>> a frightening scene near the bay view district, two people are found bound and gag in the middle of the street and o
paid their respects to veterans today by taking part in race across america. about 100 people placed wreaths on veterans' graves in saratoga. an organizer says the annual event is inspiring people to thank service members for their sacrifice. >> they like the idea of having wreaths out at the cemetery over the holidays. people really supported that and we do a lot of e-mails and lot of flyers and try to get the word out as much as possible and it's growing. >> veterans from the civil war through the war in afghanistan are buried here. mark bingham, one of the 9/11 heroes who helped stop flight 93 from reaching washington is also buried there. >>> president obama is reportedly poised to nominate massachusetts senator john kerry as the next secretary of state. senator kerry has been praised by some republican colleagues in the senate, indicating he could face an easy confirmation. the possible nomination comes following the withdrawal of nominee susan rice. the white house has not confirmed the report. >>> current secretary of state hillary clinton is recovering from a concussion she s
these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit today. >> the principal of the school was running toward the shooter in order to protect her students as was the school psychologist. one of the teachers helped people get out of a window. incredible things that people did. >> the superintendant of newtown public schools spoke out about the bravery of six teachers and administrators who gave their lives to save stud
in their body. 20 of them. is this america? i don't think so. >> senator dianne feinstein wants to renew the assault weapon ban. it banned the manufacturer of certain weapons and restricted the size of magazines. that law expired in 2004. >> i think these incidents will continue till we do something to change the supply node of these weapons -- mode of these weapons. >> the bill passed after a number of violent attacks, including the one in san francisco that left 9 people. ktvu's jade hernandez is live to tell us how a nra supporter is entering the mix. >> reporter: west virginia senator who is a democrat and nra member is talking gun regulation and leland yee is pushing for measures in the state. we decided to take this debate into the classroom. >> this is an ar15 rifle. >> reporter: he teaches his studentsp how to use -- students how to use these weapons. >> we are making the choice now, as a business owner, if people are an anti-depressants we are not going to teach them. >> he posted a flier against leland yee's proposal to allow guns reloaded with multiple loads of ammunition. lel
is assisting. >>> officials with the america's cup boat race say larry ellison's oracle team spied on a competitor. an international jury delivered the verdict. the jury said the oracle team came too close to an italian rival's boat and took photos during a race in auckland, new zealand last month. the oracle team has been ordered to hand over pictures. a decision on penalty is still pending. >>> from egypt, early indications suggest egyptians are poised to approve a controversial constitution after today's final vote. an official from the muslim brotherhood political party said after almost 4 million votes had been counted and about three quarter of those were cast in favor of the constitution. supporters of the islamist president mohammed morsi said the constitution is vital to move to democracy, but opponents say the text favors islamists and limits the rights of christians and women. >>> pope benedict xvi granted his former butler a pardon today, forgiving him for stealing and leaking private papers. he was arrested in may after vatican police found what they called an enormous
the centers for disease control to research and measure the magnitude of gun violence in america. the national rifle association lobbied lawmakers to cut centers for disease control funding. >> something so terrible happened that people are saying we got to do something. this is not acceptable. >> reporter: in washington protesters interrupted the national rifle association's news conference where it called for armed police in every school. he has yet to hear from the national rifle association or the cdc but he is hopeful it will get someone's attention. >> reporter: do you think this will have any impact on this discussion? >> i do. >> reporter: his petition had more than 200 signatures. tonight the public health department said it considers violence and injury prevention one of its three winnable battles. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in the bay area, some schools already have armed guards on campus. why one school district officials tells us having officers comes at a cost. >>> woman arraigned in connection with a robbery at a mansion. 22-year-old raven chanel dixon was arrested
to violence in america. in schools and homes. and that is whose gathering here, people who have hope for a change. >> reporter: she is a 2008 grad and she mentors teens and heads the christian club here. more people are arriving every minute for this vigil. they have been circulating flyers on campus and on live. debora villalon, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> you know, it was a miracle. >> they called it a miracle on 42 street, in oakland that is. the accident and the good samaritans who came to the rescue. < >>> one witness is calling it the miracle on 42 street. a car crashed into a fire hydrant and flipped over. two people were trapped inside. and a group of good samaritans rushed in to the rescue. >> out of nowhere these guys just came a neighbor, a ups truck, a person -- utility worker. everyone. 12 guys. >> the rescuers managed to flip the car over and the driver and passenger escaped without injury. >>> a key lawmaker is calling on the feds to follow california's need on providing mental health services. ktvu's ken pritchett reports on the changes being proposed. >> you need a plan
. >> there are about 30,000 people in america who die every year from gun violence which is the same number who die from car crashes. the cdc spends a lot of honey and time researching car crashes and barely look at guns. >> reporter: he said the nra lobbied lawmakers to cut funding outlaw research on gun control in the 09's. the nra said its hoping to get armed police in all schools by the end of winter break. >>> we have continuing coverage of the nra's proposal and the national gun debate at 7:15 a first of it's kind buy back program proposed here in the bay area. at 7:30, the bay area schools that already have armed guards on campus and what it costs to have them. >> a san francisco church is scheduled to give away thousands of free toys today to children in need. they have almost 8,000 toys and will give them out at an event partly sponsored by the san francisco giants. you are looking at video of last year's event. it's scheduled to start at nine. >> the deadline approaching and still no deal on the table. when the president said he will be back in washington to deal with the impending fisc
is best for americas. >> reporter: coming at 6:00 p.m., the anger factor. consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> on wall street today stocks fell for a fourth straight day. the dow is down 18 to 13,096. the nasdaq is down 4 at 2,985. the s&p is down 1 at 1,418. there is good news, americans are buying new homes at their fastest pace in 2 years. sales rose 4.4% last month. that is the strongest since april of 2010. with the rising sales the supply is low. just 149,000 new homes were on the market. that is higher than the record low in august. >>> police shot and killed a man they called an armed suspect. officers responded to an apartment complex this morning. ktvu's ann rubin spoke with police and someone who knew the man killed and has more information. >> reporter: investigators wrapped up here a short time ago. they say it could take several days before they release details about how the shooting happened. >> reporter: residents awoke to a terrifying scene. >> i heard that sound like 8-10 shots. quite a bit. >> i saw about 6-10 officers all busing in the apartment -- busti
and digitals are the fastest- growing categories this year. >>> bank of america is putting off an increase for monthly fees for a month. the paper says the new fee also not be put into place nationally until late next year. >>> 7:46. new reports at delta -- that delta airlines wants to buy a share in britain's virgin atlanta. singapore airline owns 49% and wants to sell. delta's bids to by it, well -- to buy it, those talks broke down over the price. >>> the contract talks between the workers and the shippers between at the los angeles and long beach airports have resumed. dock workers refused to cross picket lines. >>> pour people were found -- four people were found shot to death -- shot do death outside of a home in southern california. police say four people were found dead outside of what appeared to be a boarding house. >>> the investigation continues this morning as to why an nfl player killed himself and his girlfriend. police say he shot his girlfriend and then went to the chief's training facility where he shot himself in front of his coach and general manager. the team decided t
the help is not coming fast enough. >>> also, the mayor of america whack, new jersey will begin its challenge to live on food stamps for a week. he made that bet on twitter with one of its followers last month. the two will eat only what they can buy with $28.78. that's the average that people spent with food stamps. he will live off beans, corn and apples for the next week. >>> 7:44. frightening story for any parent. your child is missing. ktvu's pam cook is in the newsroom with this story. >> the child missing is lost by those paid to watch over her. she's autistic. staff members say they followed her for several blocks to the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station where they lost sight of her. she was found two days later on a muni bus in san francisco. family members say she was badly beaten and sexually assaulted. >> i'm looking at my daughter -- and by the bruises, i know what happened. the police know what happened. the police know what happened. they are not discussing it with me. >> a 36-year-old man was arrested but that's all police will say about this case. paul chambers commented t
in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> and good morning. welcome back to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. it's wednesday, december 5th. >>> we're starting in berkeley. that's where a gunman killed a female bicyclist last night right near a middle school. alex savidge is outside longfellow middle school. you've been out there since 4:30. you just talked to police. what did they say. >> reporter: i can tell you with few leads to go on. a spokesperson for the berkeley police department told me investigators are gonna need the public's help to solve this crime. this woman was riding her bike along this stretch of sacramento street late last night when she was shot to death. this all unfolds as you can see right next to the yard the street was blocked off for several hours early this morning as investigators
if more funding was available and says building america's first high-speed rail system in california is a priority for the obama administration. >> i will never get tired of talking about high-speed rail. this is so important to the next generation. >> construction is expected to begin next spring but finishing it and paying for it depends on how well lawmakers get along. >>> national standardize test scores are in and they are troubling for california students who lag behind. over all california 4th and 8 8th graders scored fifth from the bottom in vocabulary tests. the state's african american, asian and latino scores improved. >>> couples with children may live longer than those who don't have kids. researchers found that couples with children were less likely to die prematurely and adoptive parents show better mental health. >>> one day after a deal to keep opd out of receivership, one group is applauding it. >> if you are looking looking for fresh fruits and vegetables in one san francisco neighborhood, this is the only place you will find it but this store could be closing. you
to get america's economy growing again. >> there is still that degree of uncertainty that fuels doubt, that prevents investors and entrepreneurs and households from making investments because they don't know what it will be. >> house speaker john boehner complains there has been no progress in avoiding the most immediate crisis. >> when it comes to the fiscal cliff that is threatening our economy and threatening jobs, the white house has wasted another week. >> reporter: democrats show no signs of backing off from supporting the president' hard line stance on raising the income tax rate on the rich. >> we democrats realize there has to be two sides to this bargain, but we're not going to go back to what bewy did in 2011. we put both revenues and cuts on the table. >> reporter: but despite the impasse in washington, the director sees promising signs that the economy may be improving. for the fiscal crisis she recommended a balanced solution, spending cuts combined with an increase in tax revenue. el geth corridan, kutv charles. >>> quarter of an inch assembly leaders say there is no
of michigan now becomes the 24th right to work state in america. it prevents unions from requiring private or public sector workers to pay dues. >>> just about 20 minutes ago, house speaker john boehner talked about a private phone conversation he had with president obama last night about that fiscal cliff situation. >> there were some offers that were exchanged back and forth yesterday. you know, the president and i had a pretty frank conversation about just how far apart we are. >> now, coming up for you at 7:45, political analysts jamie dupree will tell us about the two words we are not hearing in the fiscal cliff negotiations. >>> 7:36. software company founder john mcafee could soon return to the united states. his attorney says a guatemala judge has ruled that mcafee adetention in that country is illegal and he could be released as soon as today. mcafee was detained in guatemala last week after entering the country illegally to avoid police in belize who wanted to question mack afy about the fatal shooting of his neighbor. mca -- mcafee has said he wishes to return to the u.s. so he
hospital. we developed a treatment for their cancer that's helping kids like them across america. you know what i wish for? what's that honey? my hair back. and no more cancer. well, girls, st. jude is working on that. go to st. jude dot org or shop where ever you see the st. jude logo. >>> the gunman in the connecticut shooting was said to be diagnosed with aspberger's syndrome. why mental health experts say how ryan lanza was treated by his peers could have impacted his actions. >> reporter: as a child, adam lanza reportedly diagnosed with aspberger's syndrome. but that does not explain the violence. two years ago, i introduced you to johan gate, age 8. he's bright, but socially challenged. >> just panicked a lot. he screams a lot. cried a lot. when he's trying to hurt himself, i knew it was time to look for some answers. >> reporter: they often lack the ability to make friends. >> they may become targets of bullying, and social oft civil. >> reporter: he says bullying, and frustration may very well end up explaining adam lanza's violent outburst. >> we often treat people so bad they hav
in part, the national rifle association of america is made up of 4 million moms and dads, sons and daughters and we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in newtown. the nra says it is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure there's not a repeat of what happened in newtown and on friday the group plans to hold a press conference to offer more details. >>> the firm capital says it intends to sell its stock in cerberus. that's the company that makes the rifle used in friday's attack. it's not clear how long the suspension will last. dick's has removed all guns from the shelves of stores closest to newtown connecticut out of respect for the shooting victims and their families. >>> the bank is located in pelton plaza which is just off east 14th street a couple of weeks from davis street. just after 4:00 this afternoon a man in his 20s walked in, passed a note to the teller asking for money and by the time police got there unfortunately the bank robber was gone. and in belmont police want your help identifying a
shooting the nra says and i'm quoting in part the national rifle association of america is made up of four million moms and dads, sons and daughters and we are shocked, saddened, and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in newtown. the nra says it will not comment on the newtown school shooting. immediately they did not out of respect for the families and as a matter of common decency. the nra says it wants to be part of the national dialogue to make sure the tragedy like that doesn't happen again. make sure you stay right here with us on ktvu for more coverage about the connecticut school shooting. coming up we'll take you back live to newtown, connecticut. we'll hear what it has been like for the students there who went back to school and what is complicating the investigation to figure out why the gunman did what he did. >> i can't imagine heading back to school. >>> time now 5:39. sal is covering traffic. where you starting? >> we are starting this morning with in fact i forgot. there we go. starting on highway 4 bay point. sometimes my brain it was there and j
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